AFRICANGLOBE -The politics of anti-government rage, fueled by dark money negative ads emerged victorious on Tuesday, as the Republican Party won a U.S. Senate majority and re-elected right-wing governors despite Democrat and progressive organizations' determined efforts to turn out their base.
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AFRICANGLOBE - "Why is it so difficult for White Americans, or the nation as a whole, to internalize Black pain?" There are several reasons for the lack of empathy that Congress as well as the rest of America has shown its fellow Black citizens.
AFRICANGLOBE - Bill Cosby is taking action against seven of the women who have accused him of sexual assault or misconduct. On Monday, the 78-year-old actor filed a defamation suit again Tamara Green, Therese Serignese, Linda Traitz, Louisa Moritz, Barbara Bowman, Joan Tarshis and Angela Leslie, according to his lawyer Monique Pressley.
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Uganda is now ranked top in tourism industry growth in Africa, the secretary of tourism...
AFRICANGLOBE - By 2018, Uganda's planned automotive industry will be making 7,000 hybrid cars a year, says Paul Isaac Musasizi, acting CEO of the state-run Kiira Motors Corporation (KMC). The petrol and electric car, called the Kiira SMACK, will have five seats, a top speed of 180 kilometres an hour and will be able to travel 50 kilometres using its lithium-ion battery alone.
Egypt’s ruling generals are seeking to enshrine a future role for themselves with considerable independence from civilian leaders and possibly an authority to intervene in politics.
AFRICANGLOBE - The Eritrean ambassador to Israel has called for a thorough investigation and subsequent arrest of those who shot and beat an Eritrean refugee to death. Israeli police have not yet made any arrests days after the incident. The man who shot the unarmed Eritrean was questioned by the police and later released. Footage released online from the bus station clearly showed faces of some of those who participated in the lynching, which reporter Elias Karram said, included two Israeli officers. Moreover, an Israeli man, in an appearance on Israeli Channel Two, said that he had been one of those who kicked Zarhum.
AFRICANGLOBE - On July 8, Norbert Lammert, a heavyweight of Germany's Christian Democrat party, and president of the Bundestag, wrote a column in Die Zeit, stating that Germany perpetrated a "race war" and a "genocide" in Namibia.
AFRICANGLOBE - Nigeria expects its oil production rate to jump by 22% by the end of the year to 2.2m barrels per day (bpd) from current levels, its oil minister said on Monday, adding he hoped a force majeure on all its oil fields would be lifted by December or January.
AFRICANGLOBE - Charles Ramsey has been the butt of lots of jokes because of his appearance, his animated interviews and later the reports that he had a checkered past. But when his neighbors needed him, he was there. The woman that ran to his arms might not have given him the time of day if she’d seen him on the street and neither would a lot of us.
"What I like about Nigerian video games, it's one: the local content, because it tends to give you that everyday feel," said Chucks Olloh, 32, a big fan. "For example the 'Okada' hussle, it tells you how you ride on your bike, trying to avoid so many obstacles on your way home or on your way to work," said the computer programmer from Lagos.
Tests on the gun used to kill Trayvon Martin show traces of George Zimmerman's DNA but none that matches the teen, according to evidence...